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Wirelessly transmit music throughout my house

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I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to transmit my music fromi iTunes throughout my house, I guess through airplay? I would like music in my living room on the surround sound speakers, the den at my desk, possibly the kitchen and bedroom. I guess airplay would be the easiest but im running win 7 and iTunes, and i don't know if i need Mac OS or not. What would i need to make this work throughout the home and vontolled via remote on iPad. The only current speakers are a surround sound w receiver in the living room so i will definitely need to purchase the others.
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I have been thinking the same only I dont care if its itunes or not. Are you also going to buy volume controls for each room?
And if you are looking at squeezebox I would rather just put in more htpcs for the price..
Edited by hick - 1/2/11 at 2:31pm
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if i need to put in volume controls for the rooms i guess so, i really have no idea what this entails i was hoping someone could enlighten me. Im not trying to spend a ton of money.

Sonos is way to expensive, im not sure what the squeezbox is running, but itune- airplay seemed cost effective as long as speakers supporting it are reasonably priced. but i dont know my options or how it works
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